Ernesto Oviedo-Orta received his MD from the Havana Medical School in Cuba where he also specialized in clinical immunology. During his postgraduate specialist training, he engaged in vaccine research related to diverse infectious agents and diseases, including measles and hepatitis C. Dr. Oviedo-Orta’s Ph.D. research work in Cardiff, UK, focused on the role of gap junction intercellular communication in the immune system. His work continued in this area both in Bristol and Guildford, UK, but with special attention to immune regulation. Dr. Oviedo-Orta is currently a Clinical Sciences Expert at Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Siena, Italy, where he is a medical and scientific advisor supporting new and ongoing projects in vaccine research and clinical development.
Clinical Immunology, Internal Medicine, Clinical Biochemistry.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Immunology, Inflammation, Infectious Disease, Vaccines Research and Development, Clinical Development.